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Sustainability of Canadian eggs reviewed

Poultry given organic chicken feed can help to produce eggs with a smaller environmental footprint than those fed non-organic feeds that contain animal by-products.

The Privacy Foundation Highlights The Risks Of Having A Vast Centralised Collection Of Health Records.

In the last week or so possibly the largest information leak of detailed personal information occurred. Full personal details of approximately 143 million people were exposed.Here is a report:September 14, 2017 / 2:04 PM / 2 days agoEquifax says web server vulnerability led to hackReuters StaffFILE PHOTO: Credit reporting company Equifax Inc. Show More Summary

Think local, Write Global

The Internet has democratized the writing process like never before. You can now read the international editions of newspapers and magazines online, even if you live several oceans away from the nerve center of its publication. And the...Show More Summary

10 Best Practices to Raise More with Your Year-end Appeal

After helping thousands of nonprofit organizations increase their year-end appeals from 5% to more than 60% I’ve learned what works. If you want to raise more with your year-end appeal this is not a “pick & choose” list. The post 10 Best Practices to Raise More with Your Year-end Appeal appeared first on Ignited Fundraising.

John Baker on the AGs’ Exxon campaign

“Warning to Corporate Counsel: If State AGs Can Do This to ExxonMobil, How Safe Is Your Company?” Prof. John Baker in the Georgetown Journal of Law and Public Policy, excerpt: Nation-states have long fought wars for control of oil. In...Show More Summary

‘Tomb Raider’ Trailer: Alicia Vikander Leaps, Fights, Slides, And Raids In Reboot

Oscar winner Alicia Vikander swaps her fancy, ornate costumes from The Danish Girl and Tulip Fever for the military pants and tank top of British archaeologist-adventurer Lara Croft in the new action-packed trailer for MGM/Warner Bros.’...Show More Summary

Tribune - Explain This Please

So we're paging through the Tribune website yesterday and came across the article about a recent payout to people (or folks) who admitted to shooting a gun off the back porch on New Years Eve. We aren't going to go over the case, but...Show More Summary

Is Crime Up or Down?

We get so confused sometimes : The city of Chicago is on pace to surpass 800 carjacking incidents this year — more than double the number in 2014 and 2015 combined. “It’s brutal out here,” one Chicago police official tells CBS 2.2 Investigator [...]Show More Summary

Retiree Update

From an e-mail for some readers who were asking about it via the Krislov lawsuit: Judge Cohen was furious with the City’s claim that it will take about 19 weeks for each year 2014, 2015 and 2016 to complete each audit, and that one cannot be started until the preceding year is completed. Show More Summary

Welcome Home Eddie!

Asshole : Former Chicago police Sgt. Eddie Hicks was arrested in Detroit Tuesday morning, nearly 15 years after he fled on the eve of trial on federal drug conspiracy charges.Hicks, 68, has been the subject of an international manhunt since 2003, according to the FBI. Show More Summary

Harvey makes landfall in Texas, but drilling returns remain strong

Despite devastating weather that sent energy market participants into a frenzy, the average of the 12-month forward curve for WTI remained flat month on month at $50.43/b. However, internal rates of return (IRR) increased across the board due in large part to higher natural gas liquids (NGLs) prices. Show More Summary

‘Disaster’ Is Just One Risk To Fundraising

I’ll admit to being blown away by Roger’s post yesterday, Are Your Fundraising Proceeds Insured? He was discussing the issue of whether nonprofits could insure against lost fundraising returns due to ‘business interruption’ — in this case, interruption due to hurricane damage. A concept I’ve never thought about. And the answer seems to be ‘Yes’, […]

Linda Hamilton Set To Return To ‘Terminator’; Reuniting With Cameron And Schwarzenegger For Planned Trilogy

Sarah Connor is coming back.  After more than 25 years, Linda Hamilton is set to return to the Terminator cinematic universe for a new installment of the sci-fi franchise, Deadline has confirmed. The actress will reunite with ArnoldShow More Summary

Stephen Colbert Doubles Down On Emmy Joke About John Oliver

Stephen Colbert wanted to clear things up tonight about his Emmy night quip that winner John Oliver’s show is “so high quality, they can only make one a week.” Colbert wanted to make amends. “I know I made a joke after he won,” Colbert...Show More Summary

P&W complete trials of upgraded F135 engine | Saab offers T-X production in US | US lobby demand assurances from ‘Make in India’

Americas The US Army has contracted Raytheon Missile Systems $127 million contract modification for additional Excalibur 155mm guided artillery rounds. Work will be performed at locations throughout the United States, England and other locations, with the production expected to wrap up by April 30, 2019. The M982 Excalibur is an extended-range GPS-guided shell used by […]

Infographic: 10 Things You Should Know About BYOD in Healthcare

Healthcare organizations around the U.S. continue to wrestle with whether staff are allowed to use their personal mobile devices for work. Spok, a provider of clinical communications solutions recently surveyed more than 350 healthcare leaders to understand more about ‘Bring Your Own Device’ (BYOD) policies and assess the current trends. Show More Summary

Conan O’Brien Visits Jerusalem; Shares Trump’s Peace Plan Which Includes A Hotel Casino & Hummus Fountain

When Conan O’Brien’s takes his show overseas, it’s more than likely we will get a fair share of laughs. His latest adventure brings him to Israel. While there, he attempts to convert to convert to Judaism in 90 minutes, goes hookah shopping...Show More Summary

Donald Trump Calls This Year’s Emmys “The Worst Ever”

It took him a while, but Donald Trump finally decided to throw in his two cents about this year’s Emmys, which had a fair share of criticism of the former Celebrity Apprentice host. I was saddened to see how bad the ratings were on the Emmys last night – the worst ever. Show More Summary

Damon Lindelof Teases Start Of ‘Watchmen’ Series At HBO

Now that The Leftovers is done, Damon Lindelof is ready to tackle another HBO series with an adaptation of Watchmen. Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ iconic limited comic series is headed to television with Lindelof at the helm. The Lost co-creator...Show More Summary

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